As longtime Jessup Judges Room Coordinator, Rusty Dalferes relished the fact that the Jessup Competition brings together people from diverse cultures and backgrounds. In honor of Rusty’s longtime commitment to the Jessup Competition and the global community of judges, ILSA has established a fund in his memory. Continue reading “Rusty Dalferes Memorial Fund”
5/1/1974 - 5/11/2022
Last week the Jessup family unexpectedly lost one of its most cherished members. Rusty Dalferes was a kind, intelligent, hilarious, and warm-hearted person who treated everyone he met with unreserved friendliness. Upon entering the Judges Room at the International Rounds any time in the last two decades you saw his huge smile and heard his resonant laughter.